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My ideas: IBM i

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Enable IBM Navigator for i to access servers running older OS releases

Using the latest IBM Navigator for i and adding a node to our V7R2 server no information on CPU usage etc. was returned. Clicking on the "View SQL" and then running that SQL via ACS returned the expected information. Turns out the actual SQL exe...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Delivered

Enhance ACS Column details for Developer productivity

In ACS -> Run SQL Scripts -> SQL Result Window -> View -> Details, ACS presents a window of column details. Please enhance this window in the following ways: 1) on column details, make field list panel expandable, allow drag down to vi...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Delivered

Add a single VIEW to the DB2 for i Catalogue that shows all data dependencies between PFs, Tables, Logicals, Indexes and Views

No view, or combination of views, in the DB2 for i Catalogue that I am aware of can provide me with database relationships similar to what DSPDBR shows. The closest "catalogue type file" that I know of that has that is QSYS/QADBFDEP but that's not...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Delivered

add information from WRKMLMBRM to BRMS SQL Services

can use information from Tape Library in SQL f.e. query for media which are *EJECT in BRMS but still in library
about 2 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 1 Delivered

Creating a bootable USB stick for IBMi is no longer possible under Windows 10 and 11.

Since the latest Windows updates it is no longer possible to use UDF images for example B_Group1_.... to a bootable for IBMi (I-BASE...) USB stick. The new system program PARTMGR.SYS must be replaced with an older version to make it work again. Pl...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Install and Upgrade and Licensing 1 Delivered

ACS - Run Command

IBM has done a good job replacing "System i Navigator" with the "Access Client Solutions" product. However there are a few features that System i Navigator provided that are not present in the ACS product. One feature I would like to request that ...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Delivered

Expansion of password length for BRMS DDM Conncetions

IBM i allows for passwords of lengths up to 128 characters, to accommodate various security requirements. In our case, user passwords must be a minimum of 12 characters, and we are planning a move to a minimum length of 15 characters, for enhanced...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 1 Delivered

Provide an IBM i Service to return information similar to DSPACTPJ

DSPACTPJ has useful information for tuning the performance of prestart jobs. However, there is no outfile support on this command, nor is there an equivalent API. It would be nice to return this information in a manner that can be used programmati...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 2 Delivered

Add new PSDS sub fields to V7.2

A V7.3 PTF was released that: Add two new subfields to the Program Status Data Structure: - Internal job ID (positions 380-395) - System name (positions 396 - 403) (APAR SE70375 ) Use Case: we maintain both V7.3 and V7.2 systems.programs are devel...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 3 Delivered

Cluster Administrative Domain (CAD) Needs to Support IBMi QSYSUPWD API

(I am submitting this RFE on behalf of customer who submitted a suggestion via Medallia Offering Manager survey. ) I rated Power HA for i compatibility with other products a 5 because of the known incompatibility between Cluster Adminstrative Doma...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / PowerHA 3 Delivered